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-year anniversary of superstorm sandy's landfall on the northeast and the destruction that it brought to a ruinous path through connecticut, new york, new jersey, and rhode island. and i will be joined today on the floor and ask unanimous consent that we be permitted to engage in a colloquy by my colleagues from new york, senator schumer; and from rhode island, senator whitehouse, if there is no objection. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. blumenthal: thank you, mr. president. i can scarcely capture in words the awesome, monstrous power of this storm as it hit the northeast. and as i traveled through it, i was near the coastline of connecticut, traveling some of the roads in the midst of this storm as it ripped through my state, tearing apart communities along our coast, destroying homes and businesses, displacing families, forever altering the shoreline itself. and anybody who questions the power of nature at its most destructive should have seen this storm as it unfolded and the damage that it left in its wake. in fact, in connecticut, $770 million in damages. what i remember from to
. due to water and fire and wind. hurricane sandy ravaged the east coast, some places scarred forever, others coming back slowly. and we'll have more on all of it in just a moment. but again this evening, it is a big problem on the part of the government that starts off our broadcast. specifically, this new health care law. beyond the colossal problems with the website well chronicled, now it is the assurances by the president that are drawing scrutiny when he told americans if you liked your health care plan, you could keep it. well, with insurance companies discontinuing some policies of some people, we finding that's no longer the case. as many deal with the potential for new higher costs. our senior investigative correspondent lisa myers broke the story for us last night and has more for washington tonight. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. so far almost 2 million of the 14 million americans who buy individual coverage have gotten letters that their policy is canceled or has to change because of the law. still the white house insists the president did not mislead ame
.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. today marks the first anniversary of superstorm sandy ,itting the ne east coast becoming one of the most a struct of storms in the nation history. after first pummeling cuba, jamaica, and the dominican republic, sandy made its way up the east coast. the storm ultimately killed 150 nine people, damaged more than 650,000 homes. thousands of people remain displaced. as the new york region marks the first anniversary of the hurricane, hurricane strength winds are battling northern europe today. at least a dozen people have been killed across britain, germany, the netherlands, denmark, and france. later in the show we will look at the superstorm sandy recovery effort and speak to a woman who is still displaced from her home. we begin today's show with former irish president mary robinson. she served as president of ireland from 1990 to 1997 and you and high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002. she now heads the mary robinson justice.n climate i recently sat down with her in new orleans the meeting of groups.ental >> climate justice starts
and tried to get ready. hurricane sandy was on the way up, up from the caribbean, to the east coast. seeming huge and mercilessly. we have experienced a lot of hurricanes in this country, but for sheer size, sandy was without precedent. sandy was the largest single storm system to ever form in the atlantic ocean. and it was aiming for the most densely populated part of the united states. it was aiming for our nation's largest cities. and that city, rates like all the others to get ready for this gigantic storm. new york sent out evacuation orders for people living in flood zones, they built sandbag walls at office buildings. they shut down the subway system. they locked the door to grand central terminal. but for all the desperate measures to protect from the great state of new york, there was one place they needed to protect maybe most desperately of all. this is harlem. this is the end of the number three train line, one of the red ones on the map, if you visit and if you do visit, you should use that line, you can go up and see harlem. ive you zoom out and look at that station on the map,
. >> one year after hurricane sandy, some families still have not been able to pic pick up the pieces. why an insurance loophole is preventing some from rebuilding their storm-ravaged homes. >> good morning. welcome to august america. it's great to have you with us. i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm thomas day den. the national security agency is now under fire here at home. >> both the president and congress are considering changes that would limit the n.s.a.'s sweeping ability to collect intelligence. >> words like constraint, transparency and increased oversight are now used when talking about the future of the nation's spy agency. >> a bipartisan group of lawmakers is expected to introduce a bill that could curtail the n.s.a.'s powers to indiscriminately collect personal information. >> the u.s.a. freedom act is authored by patrick lahee. it would provide restrictions against who the n.s.a. could target and require the government to delete information it collects accidentally, more aggressively than it does now. the bill has a dozen co sponsors in the senate and 70 in the house. meanwhile, sena
museum at ellis island damaged in the storm, reopened its doors. >> sandy is not a one of a kind storm. the reality is it could let any time, anyplace. >> unbelievable. going from flooding rains a year ago to a beautiful picturesque end to your evening. 61 in the city. pear of fives in ellicott city. go down to the south. here come some clouds. we are anticipating more clouds. believe it or not, clouds will act as an insulator keeping our numbers mild. 50 in the city. cooler to the north and west. frederick around 39. some showers are working through the ohio valley. that could be in here by tomorrow morning's commute. we'll talk about that not seven- day forecast. >>> in less than an hour a meeting will be held to talk about the affordable care act. it is being held from 7 to 8:30 mat good samaritan hospital. >>> speaking of that site, the consecutive director of the hockey, change said she's in the satisfied with it. they're working with the main contractor to make all the changes and improvements. >>> well, for the first time we are hearing an aful -- apology from the people involve
sandy pounded the northeast, it is open to visitors. >> while some visits will remain closed, visitors can see the great haul, the first place immigrants saw arriving in the u.s. >> for more, let's go to john, who is on ellis island this morning. ellis island suffered terrible damage during sandy. how much of the facility will be open today for visitors? >> well, stephanie, good morning. it's a 27.5-acre site here. just to give you an indication of where we are actually sited, so you know, we're in the northern end of new york harbor. we'll get jimmy, our cameraman to pan over the financial district in manhattan. this site is most famous today for the american immigration museum, and tourists who do come here today for the first time in a year will see the famous halls and they'll see the big great hall where as tom was saying just now, immigrants got their first glance at the united states, and that famous staircase where immigrants were vetted by the doctors as they went up the staircase. the doctors was looking at them to see if they had diseased. many of them, 2% of the people who
a program that could stop a terror attack. >> one year after superstorm sandy, officials say more work is needed to rebuild. the hurricane caused $55 billion in damage. >> the dow jones hit a high on wednesday, closing up. investors are expecting the federal reserve to scale back plans in relation to the bond buy-back program. "consider this" is up next. >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeenspent. >> president obama's tenure has seen it's share of controversy. how is his approval rating so high is he the second teflon president. >> and hard-core fans spend countless hours into the fantasticsy football league should they be able to spend money and b bye buy shares. >> we begin with superstorm sandy. 12 months after the storm batter theebattered the northeast. many are still waiting to rebuild. al jazeera reports from a stat staton island neighborhood that turned out to be the deadliest place to be in new
's performance during sandy. do the job elected officials do, could have done more or failed the people of new jersey. we'll share the results later in the show. we'll be right back. >>> hi there. it's a big day here at msnbc. we launched our new website today, one of the tools you can make your own poll. here's one we created. it starts with a, quote, i'm concerned about the fact that there seems to be a war on the -- which cable news personality said this? if you selected mother, you would be right because it was this guy. >> i'm john casey, in tonight for bill o'reilly who's on vacation and i want to thank you for watching us. >> yes, before he was a republican governor of ohio john casey was a hoers over at fox news. so it raised quite a few eyebrows when he said, i'm concerned about the fact that there seems to be a war on the poor, that if you're poor you're somehow shiftless or crazy. just take a few seconds to remember why you know the name john casey, because he enraged working ohioans in 2011 by pushing through a restrictive collective bargaining law. he pushed ahead with his agenda
today to mark one year since superstorm sandy first came ashore in new jersey killing 71 people in that state. 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. 26,000 people are still out of their homes. >> our conversation with new jersey governor chris christie permitting he was the face of disaster response but we begin with elaine quijano in seaside heights, new jersey. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah and viewers in the west. sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey, costing the state nearly $40 billion in damage. recovery has been slow and for many it's far from over. when superstorm sandy slammed ashore last october, more than 100 miles of new jersey's coastline bore the brunt of it. communities split in half homes crushed, others simply washed away. in seaside heights the same boardwalk and heart of the shore town's economy took a pounding. >> this is our lives, how we feed our family, support ourselves. >> reporter: mike carbone had to completely rebuild the first and second floors of his restaurant aft
of eavesdropping, and i don't think they can, it ought to end right now. >> hurricane sandy, a history making event coming ashore and changing the map of the coastline in some places. >> the comeback coast. one year ago today millions were bracing for the impact of hurricane sandy. it was the superstorm strong enough to carve out a new shoreline, bring a presidential campaign to a halt and test resilience of communities across the east coast. >> you can see the water up to my knees, more importantly, a record storm surge here in new york city. >> it's been an all day battle between mother nature in the form of hurricane sandy. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. at this time last year sandy was a category one hurricane still hours away from making landfall in new jersey. as the storm gains strength, residents up and down the eastern seaboard were bracing for impact. some of the communities devastate add year ago are still reeling a year later. nbc's al roker was on the jersey shore when sandy hit and has an update on the still ongoing recovery. >> sandy slammed ashore one year ago, new
is over. ♪ ♪ >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeenspent. >> president obama's tenure has seen it's share of controversy. how is his approval rating so high is he the second teflon president. >> and hard-core fans spend countless hours into the fantasticsy football league should they be able to spend money and b bye buy shares. >> we begin with superstorm sandy. 12 months after the storm batter theebattered the northeast. many are still waiting to rebuild. al jazeera reports from a stat staton island neighborhood that turned out to be the deadliest place to be in new york. in 2012. one year later recovery seems unlikely if not impossible. some chose to spend the day in somber reflection. >> terrible. i wouldn't want to live here anymore. anyone that dog does are frightened. >> she drew u drew up here grewt her summers on the beach. >> many home tha hope that the t will buy people out. this was one of t
that report from china. still to come on tonight's practice. , ear after superstorm sandy many residents are still struggling to recover. >> making a meal in india is getting more expensive by the day with the price of some staple foods quadrupleding in recent months. the cost of an onion has tripled. why are prices rising so fast? here is our report. >> it is bitter and green, but one of the most widely eaten vegetables in india. the price, which is one of the cheapest vegetables in the market has gone up nearly three times compared to the same period last year. this farmer says that this year's crop costs more to produce, and that is why he has to charge more. farmers use trucks to transport products across the length and bread this of the country. here also the cost has gone up. >> the cost of transportation has gone up in the last year due to higher fool costs. we transport vegetables to mumbai to far-off places, so we have no choice but at the charge more. >> after a long journey, it reached its first destination. farmer sell their crops to these, who in turn tell them to consumers.
superstorm sandy shattered millions of leaves and caused billions in damages. this morning a new york city landmark reopens for the first time since the storm. >>> check on it. they pick him off. >> another surprising finish in the world series, an unprecedented ending to game four. ♪ >>> and remembering lou reed, the rock pioneer and punk poet passes away at 71. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 28th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, we begin with a diplomatic uproar over u.s. espionage operations. a german magazine reports that the united states may have been monitoring german chancellor angela merkel for more than ten years and the director of the national security agency is denying reports that he discussed operations involving merkel with president obama. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. you know, many here seem unfazed by word of this kind of monitoring. one congressman hinted that the reaction is simply because the information is now out in the public
, and super storm sandy, a year later. >> one by one world leaders and u.s. allies are learning the nsa has been spying on them. and the latest is staunch u.s. ally and the german chancellor angela merkel. her reaction she has dispatched her top spy chiefs to washington. this comes as an european delegation visits the u.s. >> reporter: the white house said it was unwilling to talk abou--to--contra-ducts reports n german newspapers that not only did president obama know about the surveillance, he fast tracked any information gleaned from angela merkel's surveillance to the white house. >> the president, i think in all he has said about this issue, not just sense the disclosures, but even before them reflects his commitment to insuring that we do everything we have to do within the law to keep america safe, to keep americans safe, and keep our allies safe, and that we do so in a way that reflects the need to find a balance, and to recognize the sincere security--rather privacy concerns that americans have and others have around the world. >> reporter: for the european delegation that has just
for the affordable care act online debacle. >> oh my gosh, that's beautiful. >> and helping survivors of sandy reclaim some of their most precious belongings. >> some of america's top intelligence leaders were in the hot seat on capitol hill today. they were there to answer difficult questions about recent revelations about u.s. surveillance programs, the hearing took place as lawmakers considered new legislation that would limit the nsa's ability to gather information. randall pinkston joins us at capitol hill. what happened in those nsa hearings today? >> well, tony, the hearing ended an hour ago after an unusual three and a half hours technique. the members of the house select committee on intelligence complimented the work of the national security agency which as you know are under fire since the revelation by former nsa analyst edward snowden that revealed documents that showed that they had been listen together phone conversation or scooping up the phone numbers of conversation of american citizens. the director of national intelligence said that the information was gathered legally, and
hurricane sandy. miles o'brien reports on how new york city is preparing for the next superstorm. test one year later the people who keep this city running are scrambling to figure out how to keep dry as the storms and the sea level rises. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to
think of chris christie's performance during sandy. do the job elected officials do, could have done more or failed the people of new jersey. we'll share the results later in the show. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] we took new febreze free with no perfume to prove the skeptics wrong. hi. are you karen? [ karen ] yes, i am you said in a focus group, "they just mask the smell." i'm going to ask you to find the smelliest item in your home. here. okay. [ laughs ] very, very strong dog odor. this is febreze free. it has no perfume. wow. now it smells clean, and it doesn't have an odor. you're welcome. [ male announcer ] odor elimination without masking. the proof is in every bottle of febreze fabric refresher. breathe happy. >>> hi, there. it's a big day here at msnbc. we launched our new website today, one of the tools you can make your own poll. here's one we created. it starts with a, quote, i'm concerned about the fact that there seems to be a war on the -- which cable news personality said this? if you selected mother, you would be right because it was this guy. >> i'm john
and a year after hurricane sandy an american landmark reopens to the public. and make it real. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. >>> we need to figure out why this kind of massive activity is happening and what kind of trust needs to be rebuilt. in the end, we are fighting a battle of security, we need to get that balance right. and we are concerned, too, about security and, we made that very clear. but also there needs to be a balance struck with the prior seu of citizens. >> claude spent the day meeting with members of congress and white house aids, he's the head of the european delegation sent to washington to discuss reports that the nsa has been eads dropping on world leaders and joins us now from washington. it got to have you on the program.
a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and rain left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named saint jude has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. think the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the storm devastated homes and ripped down power lines leaving more than half a million people withou
again see visitors again. ellis island was closed for almost a year because of super storm sandy. more than 1 million photographs remain in storage while buildings are being fixed and upgraded. >> super storm sandy does not play favorites destroying everything from new york city to small towns on the coast. after it was all said and done sandy left 24 states impacted and counties and 8 states in puerto rico were disaster areas. craig has more. >> good morning to you. the waterfront along long island was about 6 and a half billion in damage. we are here in long beach where there's a $44 million project that struck up and down the east coast. will it was new york and emergency emergency that took the brunt of it. >> a major hit beach homes to the powerful storm surge. >> the house was still standing. >> beach lots found empty and crossroads as they look for the share of hard to come by federal relief. so far it received 300,000 dollars. >> please places are gone and they are not coming back. there's so much history these were indian reservations. there's a lot here we need to preserve fo
for a grilling on capitol hill today. >>> stronger than the storm. how much has changed one year after sandy? >> a lot of people are going to look at this and say a year later no progress. >> this morning the rebuilding, the lessons learned, and new jersey's governor chris christie joins us live. >>> and soche on the plaza. america's best are here as we count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, tuesday, october 29th, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. along side -- al, i'm thinking back to a year ago today, and you were talking about those competing european models and the united states model. the european model won out, and people up and down the east coast lost. >> that's right. we were talking about it almost a week ahead of time, and the worst happened. of course, it could have been a lot worse. we
to superstorm sandy. then, the boston marn bombings happened. adriana shows us: that gave this y's race.. a much different fee (women in tutu's, woman as y liberty, tired ppl) the run arrived in tutu's, patriotit ups...and total transit agency gave in to t . >>> a record number of runners took part in the new york city mare thon. [ technical difficulties ]. >>> we see this race had a different feel. >> reporter: the runners arrived in tutus, patriotic getup and other costumes. this race was stopped last year because of super storm sandy. >> we had damage, no electricity, this, after all of that training for 18 months, it's amazing. >> reporter: for others like boston native david fortier the race was a comeback. he was caught in the chaos of the boston marathon bombing while finishing that race. >> my right feed was hit by a piece shrapnel and i lost hearing in both ears. >> reporter: the crowd took notice. >> i had hundreds of people cheering boston strong. it was -- brought a tear to my eye a couple of times. >> reporter: in light of the boston attacks security was tighter than ever at the new
raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy, and now he run in the new york marathon. and saying goodbye to the second american to orbit the earth. you are watching al jazeera america. i'll be right back. >>> welcome back. healthcare.gov is offline for maintenance tonight. technicians are spending 12 hours on repairs. the site has been racked with problems, keeping people buying insurance under the affordable care act. people can still sign up over the phone. it will be back tomorrow at nine. >> honda is recalling 400,000 mini vans. software problems could lead to sudden braking in 2007/2008 odyssey vans. a replacement part will not be available until next year. instructions will be mailed to owners. >> in two hours the new york city marathon will get underway. a lot of people are eager to get back in the race. superstorm sandy cancelled the marathon, and for one first responder tomorrow's race marks the end of a long journey. >> brian wilton waited years for the day to come. >> i decided to train for the new york city marathon four years ago. it's on my calendar, my to-do list,
the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named st. jude, the patron saint of lost causes, has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the stor
outside the twitter road show, thank you very much. >>> it has been a year since soup storm sandy left a million people without electricity. lori: including me. adam: and two kids and a husband. lori: i was fortunate compared to some others. adam: that's right. lori: jeff flock will show us a company doing something about it next. ♪ [ male announcer ] once, there was a man who found a magic seashell. it told him what was happening on the tradg floor in real time. ♪ the shell brought him great fame. ♪ but then, one day, he noticed that everybody could have a magic seashell. [ indistinct talking ] [ male announcer ] right there in their trading platform. ♪ [ indistinct talking continues ] [ male announcer ] so the magic shell went back to being a...shell. get live squawks right in your trading platform with think or swim from td ameritrade. get live squawks right in your trading platform [announcer]...if you think the best bed for one of you might be a compromise for the other one... [woman]ask me about our tempur-pedic. [announcer] they're sleeping on the newest tempur-pedic bed
, including at least six big rigs. >> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident. as people gathered by the thousands. the ceremony dubbed light of hope was held in new jersey with everyone raising lights in the sky. they shared words and songs of encouragement. they promised to stay strong as they struggle to rebuild. >>> some tiny sandy survivors had good reason to celebrate yesterday. a special birthday party held at the nyu medical center for the newborns who were forced to evacuate the hospital when the backup generators failed. those babies carried out by nurses during the storm just turned 1. the moms that gave birth that night talked about what happened when the power went out. >> i was asked can you walk? and i said yes. i didn't realize the question was can you walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> most of the infants slept through the ordeal. i take back everything i said about it being rough on me. >> exactly. imagine being a mom that just had a baby and asked to walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> probably dark stairs. >> oh, absolutely. the frightening thing was not only di
the distance. he raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy. now he'll run in his first new york city marathon. we'll introduce you to this modern-day hero after the break. >>> in india celebrations are underway. candles and sweets are given out during the festival of life. foreign goods are making the festival a little less authentic. we are told why. >> prayers are an important tradition during the festival of light. apart from prayers this dwali is less traditional. lights made in china flooded the market in india. indian manufacturers can't compete. >> translation: these chinese ones are brighter and cheaper. in india they make one or two pieces in a day. in china production is higher. >> a local business association says a third of consumers buy chinese-made declaration gs for dwali. some locals adapted by embracing the import. >> they use the chinese products, feeling that it is more profitable than manufacturing here. >> although it's the country's biggest festival, good prices and better quality are more important than made in india. they are losing some of the local flavour.
two unprecedented event - hurricane sandy, and the boston marathon bombings. >>> hello again. you're watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - soldiers in the democratic republic of congo accusing m23 rebels of committing atrocities as they fled government forces. the rebels have been pushed from their eastern stronghold and are being chased by the conningo lease army. >> two men have been sentenced in absenta. chowdhury mueen-uddin lives in the u.k., and the other uk lives in the u.s. >> pakistan's government says it will review ties with the u.s. after a drone attack killed a taliban leader. it's under pressure from opposition parties calling for nato supply routes to be blocked. >> a tribal leader in yemen said 100 people have been killed in three weeks of fighting around damaj. ambulances can't get into the town to treat large numbers of civilian casualties, we have this report from the capital. >> this is the only video of the latest fighting in the town of damaj. it's a stronghold for muslim conservatives, the salafi, and has been shelled by shia muslim rebels. it is
where officials are battling two unprecedented events - hurricane sandy, and the two boston marathon bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give the secretary a chance to speak, and after that questions from the audience. >> thank you. well mini
's under two unique circumstances this year. last year it was cancelled in the wake of superstorm sandy and this year i is there is added security measures because of boston. one runner we caught up with has been training for the new york city marathon for four years. he was also a first responder to sandy victims. we caught up to him and he said the added security measures make him feel safe. >> i feel safer with the added security and i have family that will be watching near the finish line. that was a thought i had. do i want to potentially subject them to that. it took a lot longer to get in here this morning and i'm okay with that. the security around here is super tight and they are not leavinleaving anything to chanc. >> the nypd has ramped up their security efforts. the police commissioner ray kelly says this years' security is expected to be very tight. they have added 1400 security cameras in addition to the 6000 security cameras that are already surveilling around the city. there is going to be po bomb sniffing dogs at the finish line and helicopters monitoring from the air a
to keep moving on. the new york marathon wasn't run last year. superstorm sandy saw to that. then the boston marathon bombings happened adding a new sense of threat and heightened security to this year's race. but the faicco family who we met along the route didn't mind that. they were here for their son and brother sean. >> is there any special about this given everything that this country and this area has been through this past year. >> it has been. i'm here to see my brother run and he ran in boston this year. so we were there and it was tough to live through those couple of days. >> reporter: the faiccoes are from staten island, a place decimated by the storm. >> that's what we do in new york after something so difficult like sandy that we got it all together and are getting back on our feet again. >> reporter: in a marathon progress is measured in steps or in the case of tatyana mcfaden w every turn of her wheels. >> did a lot of training. and i just really had a lot of faith in myself and my training. >> mcfaden won the women's wheelchair race, an unprecedented fourth
's cancellation due to superstorm sandy. a pair of kenyans. geoffrey mutai and priscah jeptoo took the prize. and a $100,000 prize each. >>> ha do you do when you're losing to your bitter rival? we, it looks like you set fire to their stadium with some flares. the game was delayed ten minutes, if you can believe it as fire trucks settled the flames. >>> just ahead, dylan drier with your forecast. and during leah michele's darkest hours after the death of her love, cory monteith. guess which star invited her into their home? >>> good morning, welcome back, it's getting cold out there right now. it's only 29 in denver, casper, wyoming at 23 degrees, up and down the northwest, we're seeing temperatures in the low to mid 40s. it is still unsettled in parts of the pacific northwest, where we still have a couple of showers, but they're light, not nearly as heavy and not as windy as it was over the weekend. still unsettled. we're going to see the storm system move into parts of idaho especially going into tonight and tomorrow. we could end up in the northern cascades with a few inches. it doesn't l
's was canceled due to superstorm sandy and after two bombs exploded at the boston marathon in april. >> they all said it is good to be back. adrianna diaz has more. >> reporter: for some, it was a long time coming. sherry siegel was supposed to run last year but the race was canceled because of superstorm sandy. >> we had no electricity and damage, so this after all of the training. it is amazing. >> reporter: for others like boston native david fortier, it was a comeback. he was caught in the boston marathon bombing while finish that go race. >> reporter: my right foot was hit by pieces of shrapnel. >> reporter: he pounded the new york pavement wearing a boston strong patch. the crowd took notice. >> literally hundreds of people cheering boston strong. it brought a tear to my eye. >> reporter: in light of the boston attacks, security was tighter than ever at the new york city marathon. helicopters flew overhead, police officers checked bags and bomb sniffing dogs reported to duty. a record pack of 50750 runners. >> i'm running for those people who can't. that is why i'm doing this. >> reporter:
of superstorm sandy which flooded the east coast and left 150 nine people dead. people lined up along the new jersey coastline holding flashlights to light up the sky. on staten island, hundreds of people gathered at a beachside park to mark the time the storm made landfall. city isoomberg said the being rebuilt to better handle future storms. >> if another storm ever approaches our shores, it will be a far different city than from the one saint he left behind. a city much more able to withstand the kind of surging seawater's and punishing winds that sandy brought. we are building new york city stronger and smarter so we will be resilient to a broad range of extreme weather events in the future, including big coastal storms. >> thousands of people remain homeless from sandy one year after the storm. you can go to democracynow.org for our full coverage on sandy's one-year anniversary from tuesday's broadcast as well as one year ago. and those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. legaln to texas where a battle is being w
coa coast>> ainsley, patti ann, good morning to you. it seems like a year since super storm sandy impacted the east coast impacting 24 states where we are standing here. there was a huge set back months later after the storm came through. the disrecovery process is ongoing. >> part of that include a massive buyout plan. they will knock down homes in sandy affected communities and offering residents prestorm value in their home. staten island is the first area to be bought out. >> i signed the papers, accepted their offer. they have been more than fair. >> in the ocean breeze section of staten island the neighborhood remains mostly deserted bud they are vowing to rebuild. >> a year later they are under repair no kitchen, no bathroom, this room is painted and the floor went down a year later. we have a long way to go. >> along jersey shore in seaside heights they began to rebuild only to suffer a major set back. it may have been compromised water and sand we have the time lapse of putting it back together a rush to get this boardwalk together where we are standing and still in a por
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